ECO-Projekte

Would you like to  sponsor poor Ethiopian Children?

  • Sponsoring such children is one of the noblest gestures of human beings.
  • Assuming that you will be interestedin helping such children the surest way is to channel your help through our Organization.
  • Our organization is contributing towards poverty reduction.

Do you know our organization?

  • We are known as Ethiopian Orthodox Church Child and Family Affairs  Organization, or simply call us EOC-CFAO.
  • We are a legally Church based NGO practicing childcare programs for the last 30 years.
  • Over the years more than 13,000 children have been supported, out of which  about 880 College graduates and nearly 4000 skill training graduates.

Where are our projects located?

  • We have child care centers and programs in Addis Ababa, Tigray, Amhara,  Oromiya, and Harari Regional States working in 22 sites and with a team of workers mainly counselors.
  • Currently we render services to over 6500 children and 16,000 family members.

Where are our projects located?

  • We have child care centers and programs in Addis Ababa, Tigray, Amhara,  Oromiya, and Harari Regional States working in 22 sites and with a team of workers mainly counselors.
  • Currently we render services to over 6500 children and 16,000 family members.

Which programs are we  running?

  • Institutional child care program
  • Family support program
  • Reintegration program
  • Health care program

How do we select our beneficiaries?

  • Whom do we admit?
    • Full orphan/destitute children
    • Both sexes
    • Whose age range 5-8 years
    • Children whose parents are chronically ill and absolutely  destitute.
  • Who is collaborating with us in recruiting children?
    • A committee comprised of local authorities, elders and representatives of our Organization.

What services are rendered?

  • What is the service package?
    • Lodging
    • Clothing
    • Food
    • Education up to University
    • Health care
    • Vocational training in employment gaining skills.
    • Stipend is paid to families through the entry of the reunified  children.
  • How do we follow-up the wellbeing of the children?
    we check:
    • Living condition of the children
    • Educational/training performance
    • Socialization process
    • Institutional environment
    • Family life and relationship
  • What are we doing in the area of health care?
    • We sensitize people so that they can combat against HIV and other major  killing disease.
    • Running ENT and full medical services to the children and the  community.

What is the budget to assist a child?

  • It costs US 30 per child/month of which 10% is allocated for administration cost.

Who  are our current supporters?

  • Kindernothilfe (KNH), Germany
  • Support Ethiopian Children Association, Greek based
  • Christian Children's Fund, Inc., Richmond, USA Based
  • Institutional sponsors
  • Individual sponsors
  • EOC-CFAO workers

How  do we confirm sponsorship?

  • A protocol is made between sponsors and our organization.
  • The sponsors have also the right to visit and to correspond with their  foster children.

What are our means of  transparency?

  • Auditor and annual reports
  • Reports can be available upon request

How is our organization  evaluated?

  • Internationally certified auditing firms audit us.
  • Organizational evaluation is done every 5 years.
  • We are controlled by the Regional States and Federal Government by the  Church as well as by donors.

Where do we go next?

  • Implementing family empowerment and community based programs.

How to contact us

  • We are at your closest disposal to answer any of your queries in relation to this issue.
  • Please use the following addresses:
    • EOC-CFAO, Central Office Addis Ababa near by Ginfle bridge between the Social Security Authority and St. Mathew Church.
    • P.O. Box 30269, Tel. 00251-1-55 22 16/56 01 40
    • Fax 00251-1-550699
    • E-mail: eoc-cfao@telecom.net.et

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